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Mohamed meets Islamic scholars


Abu Dhabi / WAM

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received at Al Bahr Palace members of the Board of Trustees of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies, accompanied by 19 male and female students of the Programme for Emirati Scholars and Dr Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, Managing Director of Al Muwatta Islamic Research Center.
Sheikh Mohamed discussed with the scholars and learners the role of the forum in spreading awareness about the Islamic approach that is based on tolerance, justice and peace, and which rejects bigotry, extremism, violence and sectarian discrimination.
Sheikh Mohamed affirmed that everyone is responsible for presenting a true and sound image of Islam, stressing the importance of exerting more efforts and enhancing collectrive co-operation so as to serve its noble objectives. He emphasised the vital role that scholars can play in explaining the principles of Islam and its tolerant teachings and to refute allegations of self-proclaimed scholars and scientists who have by their un-Islamic words and acts marred the bright image of the religion, and taken violence, fanaticism and destruction as tools to killing of innocent people and destroying the social, human and cultural fabric of nations.

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